Ghana has suspended its consular services to Italy following the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in that country.
A statement from the Embassy of Ghana in Italy indicated the ban is until further notice.
“The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana regrets to inform that due to the outbreak of the corona outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy, consular services to the general public will be suspended with immediate effect and until further notice. The embassy regrets any inconvenience that this may cause,” the statement said.
Italy has recorded over 300 cases of the disease and 11 deaths.
The European nation has put some cities and towns on lockdown in this regard with 11 towns being in Lombardy and Veneto.